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Sea Turtle, Inc.

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Very informative and a great way to see the sea turtles up close. It's nice knowing we were helping... read more

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Educational and Fun

This is great education for all ages. It is fascinating to learn how we can all do our part and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Ila Loetscher, the "Turtle Lady of South Padre Island", originally formed our organization to save the Kemp's ridley sea turtle in 1977. Now we are a sea turtle hospital with a mission to rehabilitate and release any injured sea turtles, increase...more
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6617 Padre Blvd, P. O. Box 3987, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7742
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Reviewed yesterday

Very informative and a great way to see the sea turtles up close. It's nice knowing we were helping in a small way by visiting and learning more.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Angie K
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is great education for all ages. It is fascinating to learn how we can all do our part and reduce, recycle, and reuse. It is nice that they care about protecting the sea life on the Island. They even have an educational presentation in...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank michaeltsnider
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very informative, especially learning how boats are garbage are killing these turtles. Nice to see school children coming to experience the life cycle of the amazing creatures and learning what we can do to protect them.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago

It was a wonderful experience and I instantly became a huge fan of turtles! I had no idea how many different species there are and the importance of them for our environment. I commend those who work and volunteer there. Their efforts are definitely appreciated!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Sheri W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a fabulous mission, rescuing injured sea turtles, rehabilitating with the hope of releasing back into nature. We did not attend the session in the auditorium, so I cannot speak to that (although we could hear it and it sounded good). Loved that you could...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow , we are turtle scholars now! Very nice and educational facility! I would highly recommend to all with kids or others that want to save the sea turtles .

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Glfrump
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved our time here! Do not miss the presentation in the amphitheatre where they explain how the organization was founded and why. Lots of good information! Enjoyed experiencing each turtle!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Lacey C
Reviewed 1 week ago

A hospital for sea turtles. Very interesting . My wife and I enjoyed this very much. It was very educational . Don't miss this place if your in the area tulsatraveler1954

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place to visit if you love sea turtles. It gives back to the conservation and preservation of the animals and let's you get up close to see them. if you're there for a release I think it could be extra special!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Amanda F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

During our last visit the new amphitheater had not been complete. The new addition and new turtle tanks are wonderful. It looks as if there are more construction planned for the near future. Sea Turttle Inc a must see location.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Cathy D
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Response from Mypush | Reviewed this property |
No fees or payment is needed to enter. Just a recommended donations
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mariasandova
June 9, 2016|
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They suggest a donation of $4.00 for adults, $3.00 for seniors and $2.00 for children over the age of 4. Have fun!
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